iOS developers rarely get firm deadlines from Apple, but some are scratching their heads over speculation about when devices supporting its HomeKit protocol will be widely available.
Apple said the first pieces of hardware for smart homes running on its HomeKit software will be released next month. The statement by Apple pushes back against a Fortune article that said the first launches would be in late August or September, later than had been expected by some.
Capping off a busy quarter that saw Sprint emerge as the company's big Carrier Wi-Fi customer, Boingo CEO David Hagan said the Wi-Fi aggregator is working with Apple, Microsoft and Google to help them implement Passpoint into handsets.
Ericsson is suing Apple in Germany, the UK and the Netherlands, arguing Apple owes it patent royalties for using Ericsson's wireless technologies in the iPhone and iPad. The move represents an expansion of the companies' existing legal squabble.
The smartwatch market will grow from 3.6 million unit shipments in 2014 to 101 million in 2020 according to a new report by IHS.
Smartphones keep getting bigger and bigger smartphones are delivering big sales, according to a new report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
Of course, I expected the recent launch of the Apple Watch to be a big day for developers. I knew many of them would try to make good use of the product's availability as an opportunity to introduce new apps and games. Rather than a major step forward into the future of technology, however, the whole thing took me back more than a decade into technology's past.
Microsoft is working to address its most glaring deficiency in mobile—a lack of applications compared to other platforms. The company announced today that it will let developers that have written apps for Google's Android and Apple's iOS port those apps to become Universal apps for phones and tablets running Windows 10.
Google, Apple and Microsoft are all expected to show off new enhancements to their respective smartphone operating systems over the next few months.
Samsung Electronics boosted profitability in its mobile business in the first quarter to its highest level in three quarters and promised stronger sales ahead thanks to the global rollout of its flagship Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones. According to research firm Strategy Analytics, Samsung also regained its crown as the world's largest smartphone maker by volume in the first quarter.